Waste can be a byproduct of industrial processes - or an item can become waste after it's been consumed.
Waste - be it plastic, micro-plastic, radioactive, or otherwise toxic - can cause major environmental problems. DW presents an automatic compilation of content around the topic of waste.
German researchers have come up with a clever way to use the sun's energy to keep milk cool. Dairy farmers in Tunisia and Kenya don't always have access to power from the grid - now, green tech could help them to preserve their produce and reduce waste.
Waste management is poor in Zanzibar: Because there's no state service to take care of rubbish on the Tanzanian island, residents often just throw it onto the streets. Now one citizen from the suburbs of Stone Town Zanzibar has decided to do something about it.